New Delhi: Cheteshwar Pujara and Shreyas Iyer took India to 278/6 on day 1 of the primary Check between India and Bangladesh. The hosts have been in management after a collapse earlier within the day when Rishabh Pant counter-attacked and Pujara and Iyer constructed a partnership to take India to a restoration. With 90 runs by Pujara and 82* by Iyer, the batters confirmed class on a spin-friendly pitch.
With a couple of exterior edges and drop catches, India landed in a snug place after selecting to bat first. The pitch appeared snug to bat on and whereas there was a little bit of grass, the observe aided spinners. After a 41-run opening stand between captain KL Rahul and Shubman Gill, Bangladesh was capable of get better with three fast wickets, out of which Gill and Virat Kohli have been dismissed by Taijul Islam.
Rishabh Pant did what he does finest. He put the bowlers below strain and stored the scoreboard ticking. Pant scored 46 off 45 earlier than getting out to the person in-form Mehidy Hasan Miraz, however he did his job with 6 fours and a pair of sixes. Pujara discovered some exterior edges and bought a life once more with a dropped catch, however he continued his type from the County and the India A video games. He stood for over 200 balls however fell 10 runs in need of a century as Taijul Islam spun his means by way of.
Mehidy Hasan Miraz dismissed Axar Patel for 14 runs simply earlier than the stumps. Whereas India has put some runs on the board, it seems like an excellent observe to bat on and the guests will want over 350 to place Bangladesh below strain.
Wanting on the wicket, each groups have performed three spinners every. Ravichandran Ashwin, Axar Patel and Kuldeep Yadav are India’s spin assault whereas Umesh Yadav and Mohammed Siraj fill in two spots for the pacers. Bangladesh has performed Shakib Al Hasan, Miraz and Taijul as their spinners with Ebadot Hussain main the tempo assault in absence of Taskin Ahmed.